Author: Tennyson Towl

How many treatments will I need and how often?

Each patient is different. Acute problems tend to experience some relief right away while chronic conditions may respond more slowly. In general, 2 to 4 treatments per week for 8 to 16 treatments are required before significant relief can be

Why does an acupuncturist look at my tongue and feel my pulse?

The tongue and pulses are windows into the state of your overall health and quality of your Chi. The size, coating and moisture content of your tongue reveal information about your organ systems and their related meridians. (Please do not

How long does a treatment take?

Your first appointment will take an hour and a half. We will discuss the details of your current health concerns and health history. I will also read your tongue and wrist pulses before beginning your treatment. Your return visits will

What are acupuncture treatments like? Are they painful?

Acupuncture needles are very fine, flexible needles, no bigger around than the width of a human hair or piece of thread. The insertion of the needle is very gentle and produces little or no sensation at all. When the needle

What are some common conditions treated with acupuncture?

According to the World Health Organization and the National Institute of Health , acupuncture is useful in the treatment of: Disorders of bones, muscles, joints and nerves such as Bells’s palsy, arthritis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis, tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, bursitis, neuralgias, migraines,

What are the main objectives of acupuncture treatments?

The objectives are to: Relieve pain and other distressing symptoms Strengthen the immune system Balance and harmonize the systems of the body so they can work well together as a whole Reduce overall stress and anxiety levels

Why get acupuncture?

Acupuncture can be an extremely powerful low risk option to resolve many common health issues. When prescription drugs or surgery represent the choices a patient has for a treatment plan, acupuncture can be a viable alternative. Acupuncture combined with dietary